Announcements for

    Thursday, October 18, 2018




Good luck to Alyson Piskulic in the Girl's Tennis State Tournament this weekend! Alyson has had an outstanding four years while at Mehlville and has represented Mehlville proudly as a student-athlete in her career here. Good luck!


Good luck to Football tonight as they take on OHS!  Come out and support your Panthers.  Wear your Pink!




*Any boys wanting to try out for Freshmen Basketball to pick up a handout from Mr. Gegg in room 226.


Tryouts/Practices for Winter Sports (Basketball and Wrestling) begin on October 29th, Girls swim starts on November 5th.  Each student must have a “green participation card” to give to the coach before they will be allowed to try out.  In order to obtain a “green participation card” you must have on file in the Athletic Office  a physical dated after 2/1/18, parent permission, proof of insurance, signature of understanding of concussion materials and pay the  $100 Athletic Fee (online, cash or check made payable to MHS Athletics).  If you played a Fall sport, just stop in the Athletic Office to pick up a new "Green Card" to give to the Coach for the Winter sport you would like to play.  If you have any questions, please stop by the Athletic Office for additional information.



5th Block is doing "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" for a Halloween/Fall production next week. October 24th @ 7pm, and the 26th during TAP at 9:30 am. Tickets are on sale during lunches or can be purchased at the door. It will be held in the Drama Center.



MHS 8th Block Theatre Workshop is having a fundraising night at Panda Express from 5-8pm on 10/25.   Twenty percent of proceeds go to them for their show they'd like to produce.  A flyer is required; it can be shown on phone or paper.


MHS Theatre Dept is having another fundraiser at Dairy Queen on 10/29 from 5-8pm.   Up to 15% of proceeds made will go towards the department. No flyer is needed.


The Theatre Workshop’s performance of Sleepy Hollow will be October 24th at 7:00 pm in the Drama Center.  Tickets are general admission and can be purchased at .



Student of the Year Opportunity

The Leukemia Lymphoma Society is seeking motivated high school and college students who are interested in a leadership and philanthropy opportunity that ensures they stand out when engaging with peers and future employers.  You will also be making a real impact on the fight against blood cancers. This 7 week campaign program will have students competing in a fundraising challenge to benefit the LLS. The winning student will earn the title of Student of the Year as well as a variety of other incentives. Last year's winner was 2015 Mehlville alum, Ali Hayes, who raised over $38,000 for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society.  Need to sign up before the end of December, the campaign begins February 15th through April 5th. See Ms. Freise in room 237 for more details on how to sign up.


College Visit Opportunities for MHS Juniors

MHS Juniors will have the opportunity to visit Missouri University of Science and Technology during the school day on October 25, 2018. Students will meet with an admissions office representative, as well as tour the campus. This trip is limited to the first 30 juniors who obtain the required signatures on the Field Trip Permission Form, and who turn it into the Counseling Center by October 19, 2018.  Participants need to have at least a 2.5 GPA and no discipline issues.  Field trip permission forms are available in the Counseling Center.

MHS Juniors will have the opportunity to visit Southeast Missouri State University during the school day on November 9, 2018.  Students will meet with an admissions office representative, as well as tour the campus. This trip is limited to the first 30 Juniors who obtain the required signatures on the Field Trip Permission Form, and who turn it into the Counseling Center by November 2, 2018.  Participants need to have at least a 2.5 GPA and no discipline issues.  Field trip permission forms are available in the Counseling Center.


Retake day for yearbook pictures for underclass and staff will be on Friday, October 26 in TAP in the small gym.  No seniors will be photographed on this day.


If you had your picture taken for the yearbook already and didn't have your order form but would like to order yearbook portrait pictures, you can order them online at and use the password LATE to order photos.


SENIORS:  Last chance picture days for SENIORS will be in TAP on Monday, Oct. 22.  


The yearbook photo session is free, so we suggest to seniors to go into Wagner Portrait Studio to make an appointment before October if you want to take your time and get the best photo possible.  You can still call them to make an appointment if you missed your summer appointment at 314-567-5900.  If you don't go into the studio, you can take it here quickly at school on one of these two dates in October.  




Oct 18th – TRSA Meeting – 2:10 pm – Room 112

Oct 18th – Korean Culture – 2:15 pm – Room 314

Oct 18th – Drama Club – 2:30 pm – Room 101

Oct 22nd – Speech & Debate – 2:15 pm – Room 337

Oct 22nd – Key Club – 2:15 pm – PLL Room

Oct 22nd – Art Club – 2:20 pm – Room 346

Oct 22nd – Social Justice Club – 2:30 pm – Room 301

Oct 24th – Speech & Debate – 2:15 pm – Room 337

Oct 24th – Film Club – 2:15 pm – Room 318

Oct 24th – Coding Club – 2:20 pm – Library

Oct 24th – Friends Club – 2:20 pm – Room 124

Oct 24th – Panthers ‘n Pages Book Club – 2:20 pm – Library

Oct 25th – TRSA – 2:10 pm – Room 112

Oct 25th – Chess & Collectible Card Club – 2:15 pm – PLL Room



  Dates to Remember:


  Oct 19th – End of Term 1

  Oct 22nd – International Education Tour Info Meeting – 7:00 pm – MHS Library

  Oct 23rd – MS/HS Fall Orchestra Concert -  7:00 pm in Nottelmann Auditorium

  Oct 24th – Financial Aid Night – 6:30 in MHS Library

  Oct 24th – The Call Candidate Forum sponsored by MHS STUCO – 7:00 pm in Nottelmann                 

  Oct 24th – Mehlville Drama presents Sleepy Hollow – 7:00 pm in Drama Center

  Oct 25th – BOE Meeting @ 6:30 pm

  Oct 25th – Drama Parents Meeting – 7:00 pm

  Oct 26th – Picture Retake Day

  Oct 31st – Early Dismissal @ 11:25 am





October 18 – Lindenwood University - Belleville

October 18-Drury University

October 22-Mizzou & University of Pittsburgh

October 26-University of Iowa & Westminster College



November 2 – The University of Alabama and Monmouth College

November 7 – Rockhurst University and St. Louis Community College – Meramec

November 9 – Missouri State University and Ranken Technical College

November 13 – Maryville University and Columbia College

November 15 – Missouri Western State University and St. Louis College of Pharmacy




  • Parent Notes: Please remember that outside lunches, flowers, balloons and other items are not allowed to be delivered to MHS for students by you or others.Thank you in advance for your cooperation!
  • Absences: If your student is absent from school, please call the attendance line to report their absence at 314-467-6020. Please state and spell your name, your student's name, their grade level, and the date(s) they are absent. Thank you.
  • Early Dismissals: Parents, if your student has an early dismissal, please remember to call the attendance office ahead of time so that your student will be able to leave on time as needed.
  • School Closings Due to Inclement Weather: The School Reach phone obtained through the district internet site at in an alert box at the top of the page. Additionally, you may tune in to TV channel 5, channel 4, channel 2 and 1120 or 20 AM Radio.

Student Parking:  MHS is sold out for parking this year.  Some local businesses rent parking spaces, however MHS is not affliated with those businesses.  If your student is parking at a business, please make sure they have secured an agreement with that facility.  Unauthorized parked vehicles are subject to being towed at that vehicle’s owner’s expense. 


*The Character Plus word for October is Responsibility – being accountable for your own actions at school, work, and/or home.


Please check MHS website calendar for upcoming events at



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